I maun be goin' hame, but I'll try and get back the morn, to speir how ye're keepin'.
On the occasion when Jack appeared he found Mrs. speir seated in her library.
How did you find all at Gawin's to-day, now when I have gotten time to speir?
"Jist answer me ae queston, Isy, and I'll speir nae mair," said Marion.
Dry up zour tears, my winsome dame, Ze neir can heal the wound; Ze see his head upon the speir, His heart's blude on the ground.
Here's An'ra, sir, come to speir efter the yoong minister and Isy: am I to gar him come in?
What was your name, madam, before your marriage to Mr. speir?
Didn't I speir her giving him his quittance once for all that night when he rode away after they had pitten ye to bed?
He was in a lang time, but I never kent what he did, for the bairn juist aye greets when I speir at her.
Gey an' often: Bell's an auld friend o' my mither's, and I run over to speir for her aye when I've time.